1. transmission, transmittal, transmitting, sending

usage: the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted

2. transmission, communication, communicating

usage: communication by means of transmitted signals

3. transmittance, transmission, coefficient

usage: the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance

4. infection, contagion, transmission, incident

usage: an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted

5. transmission, transmission system, gear, gear mechanism

usage: the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle

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